Category Archives: Peru – 2018

6-Word Stories

Peru reminds us what is real. Another Peru expedition, another soccer defeat. Seeking the sacred binds us together. El Condor Pasa drove me loco. Beautiful piece of time still standing. From there to here – never alone. Cantamos, vivimos, disfrutamos, … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu (and another poem)

by Bryce OHHHHHH what a day, what a day. Where to start? The beginning? The end? I’ll start where I want to start. Why? Because this is my blog, and we’re starting with the beginning. We all wake up in … Continue reading

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Peak (Attempt) Day

by Christian 1:55AM    It was five minutes before my alarm went off, when I woke out of a light sleep which is typical of sleeping at a high altitude in the mountains. Surrounded by a feathery furnace of warmth, I … Continue reading

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Teach Us, Viktor

by Emily As Viktor climbed from the busy, smelly, dirt road onto our luxurious bus and offered a huge, weathered smile from under his colorful hat, I racked my brain for conversation starters. What questions should I ask? How can … Continue reading

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Sacred Landscape

We are loving poetry on this trip! Here are a few more written at the top of Huayna Picchu – inspired by the way the Quechua people view the landscape as sacred. Sacred people; sacred landscape We see, we fly, we … Continue reading

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Pablito y Margarita nos dio la bienvenida en su casa (Pablito and Margarita welcome us into their home)

by Natalie   Over the last week, The Link School has been experiencing some of the breathtaking beauty of the highlands of Peru in the Andes.  In this remarkably remote and high place (13,780+ feet is the place from which … Continue reading

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“I am From” Poems

We took our “Think Tank” class to Peru, as well–a class in which we discuss current events, social justice issues, etc. This year’s theme is privilege, and it was quite an interesting topic to discuss amidst the dirt-floored houses and … Continue reading

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